Police Blotter

Police Blotter

April 11, 2007|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Baltimore

Southwestern

Arrest -- Jonathan Watkins, 52, of the 3000 block of Belmont Ave. was arrested early yesterday near his home on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder and related offenses. Watkins is charged with shooting Anthony Bryan, 36, of the 1000 block of N. Ellamont St. in the head March 9 in the 3000 block of Rosedale Court. Bryan died that afternoon at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Watkins was being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center.

Southern

Victim named -- Police on Monday identified Eric Zurawski, 39, whose address was not available, as the man stabbed in the throat about 5:15 p.m. Sunday by an unknown assailant during a confrontation in the 1300 block of W. Ostend St. Zurawaski died later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Metro Crime Stoppers, 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

Northeastern

Shooting -- A teenage boy was walking down an alley in the 3800 block of Shannon Drive about 10 p.m. Sunday when another male shot him in the left shoulder. The victim, 16, ran home and was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital. His condition was not available.

Central

Shooting -- A boy, 16, was walking up the second-floor stairway of an apartment building in the 2400 block of Callow Ave. about 3 a.m. Monday when a gunman demanded his money. Before the youth could respond, the gunman shot him in the chest and lower back, then robbed the victim of his cell phone and $50. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was expected to survive.

Theft -- A suitcase containing clothing and other items - all valued at $700 - was stolen Sunday from a garage in the 100 block of S. Eutaw St. after its owner neglected to load it into his car before driving away.

Eastern

Burglary -- A digital camera, a digital photo printer, video equipment, boots and tennis shoes - all valued at nearly $550 - were stolen from a locker at Baltimore Public Storage in the 800 block of Hillen St. between March 18 and Sunday.

Western

Robbery -- A driver for Yellow Cab was stopped in the 100 block of N. Poppleton St. about 4:30 p.m. Sunday when a man asked him if he had change for a $100 bill. Before the cabbie could comply, the man implied he was armed with a gun and robbed the driver of $80.

Assault -- A man was walking in the 1200 block of Whitelock St. about 8:15 p.m. Sunday when he was stopped by another man who asked for change. When the man said he had none, the other man stabbed him in the arm and leg. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Baltimore County

Franklin

Robbery/arrests -- A boy, 16, was walking in the 12000 block of Reisterstown Road about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when he was assaulted by two men, one of whom he knew, who robbed him of money and jewelry. A short time later, police arrested Christopher S. Harris, 20, of South Saffron Court in Reisterstown, and Brandon B. Eveline, 23, of the 5200 block of Kenilworth Ave. in Baltimore, and charged each with assault and robbery.

Parkville

Stabbing -- Police were seeking a man who stabbed another man several times about 2 a.m. Sunday as the two argued outside Tee Bee's Place in the 7100 block of Darlington Drive. The victim, 23, was driven by a friend to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was treated for stab wounds to the stomach and left arm and was in serious condition.

Pikesville

Robbery -- Two teenage boys were walking in the 7400 block of Dorman Drive about 5 p.m. Monday when an older male demanded their property. When the two boys turned to flee, they were stopped by a second older male. The victims were robbed of a flip-phone, $30 and a T-shirt.

Towson

Robbery -- A man, 18, was walking in the 500 block of Castle Drive about 1:15 a.m. Sunday when two gunmen got out of a van and robbed him of his cell phone valued at $250.

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